Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Introducing YegNews.com

After many months of preparation and hard work, a new online newspaper called YegNews.com is set to launch tomorrow, providing Edmontonians with a new option for local news. Alain Saffel, a former journalist and active member of the local social media scene, and Scott McKeen, former columnist for the Edmonton Journal, are the duo behind… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #10

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Edmonton Sun sports columnist Terry Jones on being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame! The official induction will take place at a luncheon in November. Fellow sports journalist Jim Matheson had some nice words about the news. The Writers’ Guild of Alberta handed… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #9

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Karen Unland has also started doing “media roundups” on her blog. Here is her latest update. On May 28, the Alberta Media Production Industries Association held its 2011 State of the Industry Update. There’s an MP3 of the update and a PPT on “Stimulating Audience Demand”…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #7

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: Conservative leader Stephen Harper has won a majority government in today’s election. Check out local media coverage: Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, daveberta, Global TV Edmonton. Some local stories include: Peter Goldring’s campaign kicked the Edmonton Journal out of his office Election day nears end in Edmonton… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Results of the Twitchell Coverage Survey

In last week’s update, I included a survey on the media’s coverage of the Mark Twitchell trial. As of this morning a total of 73 responses were recorded. Here are the results: It’s the reasons why people are or are not paying attention that I was really interested in, however: Clearly there’s a difference between… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #5

Here is my latest update on local media stuff: As mentioned previously, Tim Spelliscy is set to receive the 2011 RTNDA Lifetime Achievement Award for the Prairie Region at the awards banquet in Saskatoon on Saturday. Global Edmonton will also receive awards in the Diversity, Indepth/Investigative, Continuing Coverage, and Editorial Commentary categories. Here’s an interview… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #4

I’ve decided to rename the “week in review” posts to simply “update” because I don’t do them every week! Here’s my latest update: CKUA has been shortlisted for the opportunity to receive a $100,000 grant from Pepsi Canada. If they win, they’re going to establish a Songwriter-in-Residence program. You can vote for them here. The… Reads more »